New England Motor Press Association Announces 2020 Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards

Middleborough, Mass., June 5, 2020 —The New England Motor Press Association today announced the organization’s annual NEMPA Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards.

NEMPA President, John Paul presents the awards at the 2019 NEMPA Annual Awards Dinner

“NEMPA members live in unique weather and road conditions unlike any other market in the country,” said NEMPA President John Paul. “Our Winter Vehicle and Ragtop Awards are won by the top vehicles that prove their worthiness and value in some of the toughest driving conditions and in one of the most densely populated and geographically distinct regions in America.”

NEMPA Winter Vehicle of the Year Awards

NEMPA Winter SUV of the Year
Kia Telluride

NEMPA Winter Truck of the Year
Jeep Gladiator

NEMPA Winter Sedan of the Year
Genesis G90

NEMPA Winter Vehicle Awards

NEMPA Best in Class Full Sized Pick-up Truck
GMC Sierra

NEMPA Best in Class Mid-Sized Pick-Up Truck
Ford Ranger

NEMPA Best in Class AWD Sedan
Tie Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima

Best in Class Premium AWD Sedan
Mercedes E-Class

NEMPA Best in Class Subcompact SUV
Subaru Crosstrek

NEMPA Best in Class Compact SUV
Mazda CX-5

NEMPA Best in Class Mid-Sized SUV
Hyundai Santa-Fe

NEMPA Best in Class Premium Mid-Sized SUV
Acura MDX

NEMPA Best in Class Premium Compact
Volvo V60 XC

NEMPA Best in Class Battery Electric
Jaguar I-Pace

NEMPA Extreme Vehicle Award
Ford F-150 Raptor

NEMPA Driver’s Choice Award
Jeep TrackHawk

The Ragtop Awards

NEMPA Best Value Award
Mazda Miata

NEMPA Heritage Award
10,000,000th Ford Mustang

NEMPA Fun to Drive Award
Toyota Supra

NEMPA Pure Power Award
Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye

About New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA)
The New England Motor Press Association was founded in 1987 to coordinate professional media coverage of the auto industry in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, whose 14.5 million citizens have unique demographics and automotive preferences. NEMPA’s media members appear on network and cable TV, on the Internet and radio, and in regional and national newspapers and magazines. For more information, please visit:

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